Jeffrey Bortz

Jeffrey Bortz

Academic

The writer is professor of history at the Appalachian State University. He was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on Mexican history.

Opinions/Stories

Fidel's greatest contribution was surviving as symbol of anti-imperialism

The man who co-wrote a book with Fidel Castro analyses his regime for WION Read Article

The 2016 US election: Labour unions and working class wages

There is no question that a Trump victory would be unfavourable for workers, but will Hillary Clinton's victory help working families? Read Article

September 11 in Chile: A personal account of torture and mass murder

The coup in Chile taught me that, however, old a democracy may be, when the rich and powerful feel threatened, they will act. Read Article